Some 150 foreigners from 38 countries, including Israel, China, Japan and Thailand completed the 48th summer school of Slovak culture and language on Friday, August 24.
The intensive three week lecture programme consisted mainly of Slovak-language seminars set at beginner, lower-intermediate and intermediate levels. In addition, the students were able to enrol for workshops on folk singing and dancing, theatre performance and creative writing, enabling them to practice their Slovak. The study programme also included a tour of Bratislava and the town of Modra (Bratislava region), as well as a three-day excursion across Slovakia's regions. The students visited a large number of towns and interesting sights across Slovakia, head of the summer school Jana Pekarovičová told the TASR newswire.